Christ

Related Artist: Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)


Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy

Object details

Title

Christ

Technique and support

oil on panel

Dimensions

65.0 x 49.9 cm

Artist

Related artist

Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Most recent published attribution

Van Dyck [always]

Collection and provenance

Collection

Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy

Inv. no.

PR 52

Provenance

Giovanni Francesco III Brignole-Sale, 1739;
by descent through the Brignole-Sale family, Maria Brignole-Sale de Ferrari, Duchess of Galliera;
donated by her to the city of Genoa, 1874.

Literature

Literature

De Brosses 1739-40 (ed. 1973), p. 45;
Descrizione della Galleria de quadri esistenti nel Palazzo del Serenissimo Duge Gio Francesco Brignole Sale[…], Genoa 1748;
Pitture e quadri del Palazzo Brignole detto volgarmente il Palazzo Rosso in Strada Nuova in Genova, Genoa 1756, p. 4;
Ratti 1766, I, p. 230;
Ratti 1780, I, p. 253;
Smith 1831, no. 174;
Michiels 1882, pp. 76-7;
Guiffrey 1882, pp. 45, 247, no. 101B;
Menotti 1897, p. 465;
Cust 1900, pp. 46, 238 no. 9;
Schaeffer 1909, p. 62;
Haberditzl 1909, p. 62, no. 62;
Rosenbaum 1928a, pp. 37-44;
Glück 1931, p. 37;
Genoa 1955, no. 17;
Honour 1955, p. 105;
Catalogue provisioro della Galleria di Palazzo Rosso, Genoa 1961, p. 25;
Urbach 1983, p. 17;
Roland 1983, p. 32;
Roland 1984, p. 217;
Larsen 1988, no. 210;
Fontana Amoretti and Plomp 1998, no. 79, colour pl., p. 47;
Princeton/Birmingham 2002, no. 1;
Barnes et al. 2004, p. 71, no. I.51 (N. De Poorter);
Madrid 2012-3, pp. 45, 200, no. 39, 202, 208, 210, 211;
Munich 2019-20, pp. 136-7.

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Cradled

Dendrochronology

Genus of wood

Oak

Number of planks

3

Plank no. 1

Tree rings: 106
Dated: AD 1339 – 1444
Felled: After AD 1453 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Plank no. 2

Tree rings: 101
Dated: AD 1384 – 1483
Felled: After AD 1492 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Plank no. 3

Tree rings: 149
Dated: AD 1442 – 1590
Felled: After AD 1599 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Planks of the same tree

-

Date of investigation

28 February 2017

Dendro report no.

IT001/2019

Author

Drs. Justin Davies

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